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Contents of Three Jewels - Chapter 10 The Wheel of Life

by Sangharakshita

THE WHEEL OF LIFE CH. 10 OF THE THREE JEWELS

CONTENTS
KARMA:
1Consciousness, Being
2Karma, Karma vipaka, karmaphala
3Cetana
5Results of involuntary actions
6"Cause" and "Effect"
7Nikaya/Agama and fatalism
8Niyamas
14"Buddhists are indifferent to suffering"
15Hindu fatalism
18How do we know what is due to karma ?
19Euthanasia
27Principles of classification of karma
29Body, Speech, Mind : The Three Kayas
31Karma is primarily mental action
33Ethics: Where do rules come in ?
Appropriateness of resultant experiences
36Dhyanas as weighty volitions
38Matricide and the Five Heinous Acts
40Death-proximate karma
41Habitual karma
WHEEL OF LIFE:
45Karma fructifying on different planes of existence
48The spiritual experience of the 22 devalokas
49Gods and Asuras and the Wish-Fulfilling Tree
52"The criterion of the good is not the agreeable"
53Gods and Dukkha
54Pure Abodes
57Avalokitesvara and the realms
59The twelve segments or nidanas
64Pure Lands and the Wheel of Life
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